Web developers design, build and maintain websites and web applications to meet their client's needs.
The Skills Required
You will need:
excellent web and database programming skills
a good appreciation of design, usability and interactivity
creative skills to turn clients' ideas into workable plans
excellent problem-solving skills
a willingness to work flexibly
the ability to follow exact instructions
an understanding of web development standards
the ability to work to deadlines
a commitment to keep up to date with technology
an appreciation of commercial pressures
the ability to work alone or as part of a team
You would normally need a foundation degree, HND or degree in an IT-related subject. Relevant subjects include:
web development or web design
digital media development
web content management
business information systems
The staple city of the English Midlands, Birmingham has some of the most iconic attractions outside of London. These include the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Cadbury’s World, British Motor Museum, and Electric Cinema. These unique and must-see attractions are unique to Birmingham, and barely even scratch the surface on how many places there are to visit around the City.
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